Samsung Galaxy Appeal is coming to Walmart as a prepaid GoPhone for $149.99

Samsung Galaxy Appeal is coming to Walmart as a prepaid GoPhone for $149.99
Are you considering trudging the prepaid path as opposed to the traditional postpaid one? Well, there’s a brand new member in AT&T’s GoPhone family that you might want to consider, as it boasts all of the wonderful functionality of a modern smartphone – while packing an ever useful QWERTY keyboard.

Frankly, it’s going to raise some eyebrows since it bears the beloved Galaxy branding, but the recently announced Samsung Galaxy Appeal for AT&T’s prepaid GoPhone lineup is nothing more than an entry-level Android handset. Still, when it’s compared to some other prepaid offerings, it’s sure to stand out – though, we still can’t get yesterday’s Palm Pixi Plus deal out of our head.

Some of its features include a 3.2” HVGA display, 800MHz single-core processor, 3-megapixel camera, video recording, 1,300 mAh battery, microSD card slot, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Naturally, its 4-row landscape style QWERTY keyboard is its other main attraction, as it no doubt caters to those who prefer a tactile feel when composing messages.

As it currently stand, the Samsung Galaxy Appeal is set to arrive in Walmart stores nationwide starting on June 5th for the no-contract price of $149.99. Later on July 15th, AT&T stores will begin selling it as well.

source: AT&T via Mobileburn


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8 Comments

1. windowsRocks

Posts: 155; Member since: Oct 28, 2011

QWERTY keyboard really sucks

2. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

This phone really sucks period. Phones like this is why many people stay away from prepaid.

3. omarc26

Posts: 360; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

well maybe u stay away from prepaid well so do i but i have friends that are poor and they get prepaid phones cuz they have no choice besides the only good thing about at&t go phone is that u can use whichever at&t phone u want xcept 4G LTE phones i gave my at&t iphone 4 and att samsung galaxy s2 to someone that had an at&t go phone and they were able to make them work on go phone how they did it i dnt know and yes its possible look it up. Another good thing about att go phone is that roaming in mexico is 25 cents the minute i tell them to let me borrwow there att iphone 4 when i go to mexico and works like a charm 25 the minute tht cant be beat compared to the 1.49 the minute att charges on postpaid i leave my contract phone at home and take there go phone i dnt even bother using a mexican cellphone its too much hassle buyin one etc all i do is put about 50 bucks on the go phone and bam it works awesome.

4. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

IT is not 1.49/min to roam in MEXICO - write your sentences that they are readable and write using decent grammar. 59c/min roam rate is lowest offer - 99c/min regular rates You get the discount with the AT&T WORLD MEXICO feature 4.99/month - and the feature can be prorated based upon the number of days needed.

5. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

With all the legal stuff going on they had to call it the appeal, Really?

6. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Not the most appealing phone out there. But could it be a galaxy mini 2 pro?

7. Jyakotu

Posts: 867; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Call me crazy, but as an Android user that doesn't really care for specs, I would get this because, at this point, anything would be better than my Samsung Intercept stuck on Android 2.2 Froyo. It's slow, constantly freezes, and loves to randomly restart. Ugh, horrid phone. I love my physical QWERTY keyboard, so this would be perfect for me. I guess the Sprint evqualient to this would be the Samsung Transform Ultra, but it's a Sprint ID device and I despise Sprint ID. -_-

8. kindlefireowner

Posts: 504; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Poor has nothing to do with prepaid if you did some research before you posted that nonsense. If AT&T added some data to there prepaid plan, I would be a gophone customer.

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